Daily Archives: March 29, 2014

Share-a-Taxi Workshop – Make every taxi work harder, help taxi drivers drive safely and healthy

The National Taxi Association (NTA) and e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) jointly organised its first Share-a-Taxi workshop with strong support from the Land Authority Transport and various taxi operators. This workshop aims to encourage taxi drivers and new taxi driver vocational licence (TDVL) holders to consider the option of co-sharing a taxi as well as help new TDVL holders better understand the taxi industry challenges. The idea of the Share-a-Taxi workshop was mooted due to feedback from many taxi drivers that they continue to face challenges in finding relief drivers. This has in turn caused some drivers especially those on single shift, difficulties in meeting the Taxi Availability Indicators (TA). As a result, these taxi drivers have to drive longer hours and longer distances to clock the criteria. “We want to help taxi driver overcome challenges they face in their ...